That is the question facing coach Lane Kiffin as Max Wittek and Cody Kessler remain even in the team's quarterback competition. Why not play them both in a two-QB system?
The quarterback battle will continue and freshmen are making their presence felt in analysis of USC's depth chart after spring practice.
The battle to be USC's starting quarterback continues despite there being a clear winner between Max Wittek, Cody Kessler and Max Browne in spring practice.
With the spring game Saturday, the USC Trojans will wrap up another spring practice season. Unfortunately, they have as many questions now as when spring started.
Nelson Agholor will be asked to step into the sizable cleats of Robert Woods this fall and produce the same kind of big-time plays. He believes he's up to the challenge.
USC spring practice has been dominated by the quarterback battle, but injuries at key positions have put a damper on what should be an exciting time.
For all the talk of unfinished business, last year's USC story lacked a happy ending. Now the program begins a new chapter hoping for better.
A lively quarterback competition and the return of the dynamic Marqise Lee are just two things to look forward to with the Trojans this year
Cody Kessler has had to be patient in his two years at USC. But now the sophomore has a shot to accomplish his goal of being USC's starting quarterback.
A depressing performance in a depressing season is leaving USC fans, well, depressed. Unfortunately, the problems that arose in El Paso don't seem to be going away.
After Monday's 21-7 loss to Georgia Tech in the Hyundai Sun Bowl finished a 7-6 season, USC is more than happy to leave a disappointing 2012 behind.
There are a lot of questions facing USC in 2013, including the play of Max Wittek, Robert Woods' decision to stay or enter the NFL draft and Lane Kiffin's coaching hot seat.
Steve Bisheff writes that Lane Kiffin needs to look in the mirror and improve as a coach if he wants to be the long-term answer for the Trojans.
Notre Dame's ability to master the details, and USC's inability to take care of the little things, is why the Irish are going to the national title game and the Trojans have a fifth loss.
For the first time since last season, the USC Trojans are without the weight of expectations. Rather, all the pressure Saturday is on No. 1 Notre Dame.
Steve Bisheff thinks that USC's best shot at upsetting No. 1 Notre Dame is to let strongarmed redshirt freshman quarterback Max Wittek loose.